Board Certified Marital & Family Law Specialist - Divorce, Child Support, and Prenuptial Agreements
DANIEL E. FORREST specializes in all divorce and family law matters, including paternity, premarital agreements, domestic violence, enforcement, contempt, alimony, child support, custody, visitation, parenting plans, time-sharing, equitable distribution, property division, restraining orders, mediation, and post-judgment modifications.
He is Board Certified in Marital & Family Law by The Florida Bar’s Board of Legal Specialization and Education.
He is a graduate of the University of Florida (B.A., 2002) and Nova Southeastern University School of Law (J.D., 2006).
In 2021, Mr. Forrest was selected for inclusion to Super Lawyers® Magazine, an honor afforded to no more than 5% percent of lawyers in Florida who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
He has received Martindale-Hubbell's esteemed "AV- Preeminent" rating, which recognizes lawyers with the highest ethical standards and professional ability.
Mr. Forrest has also been chosen for inclusion in Super Lawyers® (“Rising Stars”) Magazine for 2010, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018. Only 2.5% of the total lawyers in the state are selected for in including as Rising Stars.
Mr. Forrest is also certified by the Florida Supreme Court as a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator.
He was honored with the distinction of receiving 5.0 out of 5.0 Overall Peer Rating in Family Law, which is the highest possible ranking given by Martindale-Hubble and serves a testament to the fact that fellow attorneys consider Mr. Forrest at the highest level of professional excellence. Only a select group of attorneys are ever awarded with this premier distinction.
Mr. Forrest is a member of the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar, Broward County Bar Association, and American Bar Association.
He authored Chapter 2 (Grounds For Dissolution And Effect Of Fault) of the 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th, and 14th Editions of The Florida Bar’s complete guide to dissolution of marriage, entitled, Florida Dissolution of Marriage.
He is admitted to practice law in the State of Florida, as well as the Southern, Middle, and Northern Districts of the U.S. District Courts of Florida and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.
Mr. Forrest is a member of the Family Law Section of the American Bar Association.
He has been a frequent guest lecturer at Nova Southeastern University Law School’s Family Law Litigation Workshop.
He has lectured in the State of Florida as Faculty at the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) on Depositions Skills.
Mr. Forrest was voted by his peers for inclusion in Florida Trend Legal Elite magazine as an Up and Comer for 2016.
His practice is fully devoted to complex marital & family law cases, allowing Mr. Forrest to offer clients the in-depth legal knowledge they may require.
His clients consist of successful professionals, physicians, athletes, entertainers, entrepreneurs, businesspersons as well as attorneys.
Mr. Forrest prides himself in his ability to settle sophisticated cases without the need for prolonged litigation. When the input of a court is necessary, however, Mr. Forrest has the experience, special knowledge, skills, and proficiency in law to achieve maximum results for his clients.
He has been evaluated by The Florida Bar for professionalism, and tested for expertise.
Mr. Forrest is recognized and certified by The Florida Bar as having the highest level of competency and experience in marital and family law.
Mr. Forrest is competitive, but compassionate, and always strives to achieve the best results for his clients.
|FL||Member in Good Standing||2006||10/11/2021|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyers||Super Lawyers®||2021|
|AV- Preeminent Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2021|
|Rising Stars||Super Lawyers®||2017|
|Up and Comer||Florida Legal Elite||2017|
|Rising Stars||Super Lawyers®||2016|
|Rising Stars||Super Lawyers®||2015|
|Rising Stars||Super Lawyers®||2014|
|AV- Preeminent Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2013|
|Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator||Florida Supreme Court||2013|
|Board Certified in Marital and Family Law||The Florida Bar - Board of Legal Specialization and Education||2012|
|Rising Stars||Super Lawyers®||2011|
|Rising Stars||Super Lawyers®||2010|
|Managing Partner||Law Office of Forrest & Forrest, PLLC||2012 - Present|
|Associate||Law Office of Michael J. Alman, P.A.||2009 - 2012|
|Associate||Zimmerman & Bayne, P.A.||2006 - 2009|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Broward County Bar Association||Member||2006 - Present|
|Florida Bar, Family Law Section||Member||2006 - Present|
|Broward County Bar Association, Young Lawyers' Section||Member||2006 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||2006 - Present|
|The Florida Bar||Florida Dissolution of Marriage, 14th Edition, Grounds for Dissolution and Effect of Fault||2020|
|The Florida Bar||Florida Dissolution of Marriage, 13th Edition, Grounds for Dissolution and Effect of Fault||2018|
|The Florida Bar||Florida Dissolution of Marriage, 12th Edition, Grounds for Dissolution and Effect of Fault||2014|
|The Florida Bar||Florida Dissolution of Marriage, 11th Edition, Grounds for Dissolution and Effect of Fault||2012|
|The Florida Bar||Florida Dissolution of Marriage, 10th Edition, Grounds for Dissolution and Effect of Fault||2010|
|Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law Center||N/A||2006|
|University of Florida||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2002|
|Pepperdine University School of Law||N/A||N/A|
|Family Law Litigation Workshop||The Transition From Law School To The Practice Of Law||2012|
|Hill v. Hill, 74 So.3d 1093 (Fla. 3rd DCA 2011)||Motion for Rehearing En Banc granted. Affirmed.|
Posted by Robert
Tue Dec 03 2013
Posted by RM
Wed Jul 31 2013
Posted by William
Sat May 16 2020
Posted by Pablo
Thu Aug 22 2019
Posted by Kathy
Thu May 02 2019
Posted by Susan
Sat Jan 20 2018
Posted by Winslow
Tue Jun 27 2017
Posted by Pat
Tue Aug 15 2017
Posted by anonymous
Tue Dec 30 2014
Posted by Jessica
Fri Apr 17 2015
Cash, Check, Credit Card